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Collateral damage: The Western sanctions on Russia and the evaluation of implications for Russia’s post-communist neighbourhood

Collateral damage: The Western sanctions on Russia and the evaluation of implications for Russia’s post-communist neighbourhood This paper reviews the Western sanctions on Russia and endeavours to evaluate the medium-term implications of these sanctions for post-communist neighbours of Russia. Growth spillovers are examined via VAR model. This model reveals that the Western sanctions against Russia […]

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Social consequences of the oil price shock in the resource rich post-soviet countries

Social consequences of the oil price shock in the resource rich post-soviet countries This study seeks to determine the impact the fall in global oil prices post-2014 had on the welfare of the populations of three resource-rich post-Soviet states: Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan. Changes in welfare will be explored through the analysis of several socio-economic […]

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World Economy in the Post-Coronavirus Period

World Economy in the Post-Coronavirus Period While the world is preoccupied with Covid-19, thoughts are beginning to shift to the economy. When will recovery occur? Which economic sectors will bounce back quickly and which will struggle? Will business practices be forever changed? To help answer these and other questions, the U.S. Embassy is proud to […]

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Call for Applications: CESD Spring Internship Program in Azerbaijan

Call for Applications: CESD Spring Internship Program in Azerbaijan The Center for Economic & Social Development (CESD) is pleased to announce the CESD Spring Internship Program. An Internship opportunity for the months of February- April 2020. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 months period […]

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CESD Chairman addresses structural changes and shadow economy

CESD Chairman addresses structural changes and shadow economy Dr. Vugar Bayramov, chairman of CESD gave an interview to the Vestnik Kavkaza. In his interview, CESD chairman touched last structural changes, shadow economy, Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO, problems in the banking sector and other economic issues. He mentioned that in 2012, our center addressed the […]